Twisted Ham and Cheese Melt





Introduction: Twisted Ham and Cheese Melt

What are you doing? Making lunch. No you have the camera, you're making another "INSTRUCTABLE" aren't you ! Yep...guilty = )

 This ham and cheese melt is pretty simple but it does have some unusual twists

Step 1: From the Refrigerator

I had about a pound chunk of ham I needed to use up so I used a box grater and grated it up to use in mac and cheese but I still had some left over so.

 1/4lb? of grated baked ham
 shredded/grated cheddar cheese
 salsa ( I used my home made )
 Tortillas , I like the flour ones but its YOUR sandwich, use what you like

  Toaster oven or conventional oven

Step 2: The Build

Lay out a tortilla and spread on some salsa, how much of course depends on your tastes.
lay down a bed of cheese or ham  and then ham or cheese
 Hopefully you didn't put to much stuff on the tortilla because now you have to roll it up

Step 3: Cook It Up

it's called a melt because..well.. the cheese is MELTED !  You could use a paninni press, a george foreman type of sandwich grill, a frying pan or a conventional oven. I'm using a convection toaster oven I found set on 350f for about 10 minutes

Step 4: Time to Eat

I had some potato salad left over from a recent family gathering, this one used boiled potatoes but here's an easier version  of course baked beans or potato chips would work just as well as a side or no side at all. Cut the rollups or not as you see fit, I just thought it would make a better picture



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    What happened to all your plates...?


    Plates need to be washed and that takes time away from "instructables"

    Bit of a contradiction?
    I.e. don't buy pre-prepared food do the prep' yourself, but do buy pre-prepared plates and don't wash-up. I don't like washing up but I make myself do it, because I won't consume disposable-plates when I've got ceramics.

    Looks tasty, gives me some good ideas - ah,  now that it's not freezing the pub has stopped lighting the fire/stove, so I might have to wait...


    I use a lot of pre-prepared foods in my cooking, I've even used fast foods in some recipes ! Paper or real plates really depends more on what I'm eating, if I had juicy baked beans instead of the potato salad we wouldn't be discussing this...
    You could always wrap the "sandwich" in aluminum foil and place on the car engine or.. heck... its a ham and cheese "sandwich" eat it cold and unmelted !

    Have you ever had Thai sweet-chilli-sauce on buttered-toast?
    We were reminiscing about that earlier...


    No but, I have had, jalapeno jelly on toast

    This looks good and I like the concept! Thanks for sharing! I still need to make your salsa!

    Thank you Sunshiine ! As a concept it's really fairly simple and even easier to execute but I think about those who are intimidated in the kitchen and I know a lot of those in real life . I probably make up the salsa/condiment every week or so because I literally use it every day, of course everytime I make it, it's a little different but that just keeps it interesting to the palate. Thank you for commenting once again.

    I can relate to your comment! I think time plays a factor in cooking also. Have a super day!

    time, finances, experience, planning, all play a part in the kitchen and even more so in these troubled times.. Instructables serves another totally selfish purpose for me, it's easy to share recipes and techniques with family and friends when they ask about my taco salad or cornbread cake or whatever